Sketching the Housing Crisis | Landscape Architecture Magazine

A pandemic sketchbook becomes a prompt to design activism. Text and images by Daniel Winterbottom, FASLA Daniel Winterbottom, FASLA, sketching outdoors. He calls urban sketching a public act, one of vulnerability and frustration balanced with unique opportunities for dialogue, discovery, and fulfillment. In these conditions, the scene, weather, and stamina are always shifting. Focus, adaptations, … Read more

Australia’s cities policies are seriously inadequate for tackling the climate crisis

It will be impossible to tackle climate change unless we transform the way we build and plan cities, which are responsible for a staggering 70 percent of global emissions. Yet, Australia’s national policies on urban environments are seriously inadequate. For our ongoing research, we have interviewed more than 140 built environment professionals – architects, urban … Read more